Yukon courts

Yukon RCMP and courts cut non-essential services, jail taking extra precautions due to COVID-19

Court appearances will be held by phone or video conferencing where possible

 

The Yukon now has five Gladue writers, up from three

The Yukon now has a roster of five Gladue report writers, up…

 

YTA takes YG to court over alleged plan to lay off teachers, re-hire without giving them priority

The Yukon Teachers’ Association said in a petition it learned of the plan at a meeting last month

 

Trial for 2017 Carmacks murder adjourned for second time

Tyler Skookum’s first-degree murder trial has been put on hold again until April

Court hears petition challenging Vuntut Gwitchin’s residency requirement for council

The hearing of a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen’s petition against her First Nation…

Updated: More info on plans for ARC closure needed, say Yukon opposition parties, lawyer

“It’s a flummoxing kind of situation, quite frankly”

Salvation Army’s Yukon ARC to permanently close this spring

The rehabilitative centre for men may close as soon as March 31 to make way for highway construction

Faber, Parsons Inc. plead not guilty to OHSA charges

The pleas were entered in territorial court on Jan. 14

Forensics specialist testifies at Carmacks man’s murder trial

Cpl. Vanessa Philpott tells jury stains believed to be blood found inside Wilfred Charlie’s house

Murder trial hears from witness who drove victim home

Laverne Bearspaw testified that she gave Wilfred Charlie, others, rides the day before his death

Judge awards Yukon company $105k for unpaid work on Haines Highway

A British Columbia-based contractor owes a Whitehorse construction company more than $105,000…

Trial begins for man accused in 2017 Carmacks murder

Jury hears from police officer who found blood inside and outside victim’s house

Jury selected for Carmacks man’s first-degree murder trial

Tyler Aaron Skookum is charged in relation to death of Wilfred Charlie in 2017.

Poor Creature must leave Yukonstruct by end of January, court rules

The café’s one-year lease for the space had not been renewed, contrary to owner’s claims, judge finds

Yukonstruct, Poor Creature wrap up legal arguments

Justice Ron Veale is expected to give his decision on the case next week.

Poor Creature, Yukonstruct have their day in court

Lawyers for each side accused the other of misrepresenting the situation

Freedom Trails responds to lawsuit

A statement of defence was to the Yukon Supreme Court on Nov. 19.

Multiple charges, including attempted murder, following downtown Whitehorse shooting

The two men made rare evening appearances in Yukon court

Poor Creature files reply to Yukonstruct petition denying child’s noise was an issue

‘We are good parents who care deeply about our son’s wellbeing’

Alberta man operating placer mine near Carmacks fined $30k for 2018 violations

Karil Chaschin pleaded guilty to eight offences under the Waters Act and Placer Mining Act Nov. 19